Owen Hughes

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Along with ‘The Reek’, Westport offers a large range of outdoor activities. Photograph: Brian Cregan

For many years, Westport as a destination appeared to play second fiddle to its nearby relative, the rugged, enchanting Connemara. But that was then, (...)

Kelly Martin, former chief executive of Elan and co-founder of Malin. He left Malin in October last year, receiving a €3.2m exit settlement, compared to the €6.5m to which he was entitled.

Shareholders in Malin Corporation, the Dublin-based life sciences investment firm that’s reviewing its strategy in the wake of a share price slump and(...)

Portwest managing director Harry Hughes. Photograph: Richie Stokes

Westport-based speciality clothing company Portwest has completed the acquisition of its second Australian company as it expands its presence in that (...)

Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Harry Hughes of Portwest: “Keep it simple. Understand the needs of you customers and figure out how to service these needs better than your competitor”

Portwest, which was founded by Charles Hughes in 1904, is a global safety supplier that designs, manufactures and distributes a full range of speciali(...)

Aerial view: Westport House and the Italian Gardens in 1912. Photograph: Westport House/Phocus

On the last day of January, at the historic Westport House, in Co Mayo, there was a press conference to announce the surprise news that, almost a year(...)

 Mixologist Paul Lambert of Kinara Kitchen
Shaken and stirred

These days no trendy bar or restaurant can be without a list of cocktails. Mojitos and Cosmopolitans are still the most popular, but mixologists delig(...)